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[Bug 23384] ARIA: <script>, <style>, <head> etc should not have aria-hidden="true" as default.

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Date: Tue, 01 Oct 2013 12:04:39 +0000
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https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=23384

--- Comment #5 from steve faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com> ---
(In reply to steve faulkner from comment #4)
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> Status: Accepted
> Change Description: see comment 2
> Rationale: The mappings for these elements are already defined with more
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> http://rawgithub.com/w3c/html-api-map/master/index.html
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Note: by default these elements and their contents are simply not included in
the accessibility tree, requiring that they map to aria-hidden=true would
result in some implementers (e.g. firefox) having to include them the tree and
mark them as hidden.

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